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BIO Alabama Summer Internship Program

20 Apr 2020 6:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Nonprofit Operations & Marketing Internship

You are intrinsically curious about Alabama’s bioscience industry and are motivated to promote the intellectual and innovative capital that make our state a premier place to invest, start, and grow in bioscience. Under the guidance and supervision of the executive director,  you will support back office operations, marketing, and event planning to further the mission of BIO Alabama, the state affiliate of Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the leading advocate for Alabama’s bioeconomy. BIO Alabama is a membership-based professional organization representing the state on a national and international stage. Your role as an intern will be to support the executive director in further connecting our bioscience ecosystem. This internship is for college credit and will follow your instructor’s internship guidelines including minimum hour requirements and deliverables. 

What you will do:

  • Prepare bi-weekly e-newsletter drafts for executive director’s review and approval.

  • Assist with weekly social media posts and engagement.

  • Coordinate all details of events (both virtual and in person) including speaker invitations, speaker planning and  preparation, promotion, day of event setup, and event attendee follow-up.

  • Conduct market research as needed to better understand the State’s bioscience ecosystem and it’s assets. 

  • Update and maintain data in customer management system (CRM).

  • Assist in researching and planning BIO Alabama’s annual conference scheduled for October 7-8, 2020.

  • Participate in weekly planning & coaching sessions with the executive director.

  • Engage with state, regional, and national bioscience leaders. 

What you already have:

  • Interest in learning marketing and social media for a state-wide, nonprofit, professional organization. 

  • Interest in learning how to plan and implement small/medium scale events.

  • Experience conducting research and possess strong written and oral communications skills. 

  • Ability to navigate a wide variety of business and social settings and enjoy taking the message of BIO Alabama to individuals and organizations not yet familiar with its mission.

Submit PDF file of Cover Letter & Resume to: Sonia Robinson, Executive Director

DEADLINE: May 4, 2020

Connecting the Bioscience Ecosystem in Alabama

BIO Alabama
Post Office Box 13906
Birmingham, AL 35202

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